Please consider donating to St. Michael School
St. Michael School is like a family, it is challenging academically, we nurture the mind, body, and spirit... There is so much to say about this magical place known for helping children grow into the caring, intelligent, leaders of our world! Listen to our families share what it's like to be part of the St. Michael School family in Augusta, Maine.
ST. MICHAEL SCHOOL GIVING OPPORTUNITIES
Statistics show that graduating from a Catholic school has a favorable impact on a high school education and even a college education. St. Michael School must plan for a strong future. Please take a moment to consider the following tax-deductible opportunities. Each contribution can be made in Honor of someone special or a special occasion (birthday, anniversary…) or as a Memorial for a deceased family member or friend. What a beautiful and meaningful way to help keep the memory alive of someone who was dedicated to the mission of Catholic education while contributing to the education of a deserving child.
Annual Fund – Strengthens our existing programs, funds future initiatives and provides scholarships to families in need.
ExCEL - Excellence in Community, Education and Learning
St. Michael School’s ExCEL "It Takes a Parish" campaign raises approximately $100,000 annually and provides the majority of annual tuition assistance for the 40% of worthy students who would not be able to attend without your help. Please make donations by check to St. Michael School or you may donate online.
St. Michael ExCEL Endowment
Our goal is to raise $3 million by 2025 in order to sustain the tuition assistance needs long into the future. If you would like to help continue the legacy of making high quality Catholic education available for worthy students in Augusta, Maine, please consider donating to this endowment. To learn more contact the school or Elizabeth Badger, Catholic Foundation of Maine, 207-318-2210, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bequests or donations can be made to:
Catholic Foundation of Maine for St. Michael ExCEL Endowment (Code 6137)
Chrisanne Burns Scholarship Fund – Established in 1993 by the Burns family to aid with tuition to families in need.
Hebert Memorial Trust Fund – Established in 1992 in memory of Arthur and Alfreda Hebert. This Trust distributes the interest to the school for scholarships to families in need
St. Augustine Catholic Education Trust Fund – Established in 1982 in memory of Peter Patenaude. This Trust distributes the interest to the school for school purposes.
Sr. Rachel Boucher & Sr. Joan Desmarais Library Enrichment Fund & Endowment – Established in 2008 in honor of Sr. Rachel’s and Sr. Joan’s combined 50 years in Catholic education. This Fund distributes the interest to the school for the benefit of the school library.
Bequests – Considering St. Michael School in your Will can be a meaningful gift.
Planned Giving – Individual planned giving can be done in numerous ways. Please call the Pastoral Office
Matching Gifts – Designate your United Way contributions to St. Michael School. Check with your employer.
Designated Gifts – Make a gift for a specific purpose (i.e. athletics department, computer lab…)
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT ALL GIFTS TO ST. MICHAEL SCHOOL ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE AS ALLOWABLE BY LAW.